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Dec 2, 2012 4:00am PST
considerable amount of evolutionary process politically. he allowed john burton to talk him into running for the state legislature. an unsuccessful effort for the state assembly. he went on to become, obviously, a supervisor in the city and county of san francisco. and in those days it was a different city. it was dramatically different. there was no such thing as a so-called progressive, david campos. there was no such thing as somebody in that category. george moscone, philip burton, represented that which we all now richly enjoy. george went on to become a state senator. and in that capacity, scott, it was george moscone who shepherded the bill that removed criminal penalties between consenting adults in this state that cost people their positions as teachers, as doctors, as nurses, as lawyers in those days. it was a bill that we orchestrated together. and george did what has never been done since, and that is cause the senate to hookup in a 20 to 20 tie in the late dimely was flown in from colorado to break the tie to give us that bill. that set the stage, scott, for all the things t
Dec 20, 2012 7:00pm PST
congressman dan burton thinks is coming. he said let's say that we don't do anything. he lets us go over the fiscal cliff and they are going to blame republicans and the president is going to be the savior. the president comes back and says okay we are going to give tax cuts to everyone under $250,000. who is going to vote against that everybody will vote for that? everything. ez ra that is dan burton's reading of what lies ahead and that is why john boehner knew the leverage is with president obama. this gets into complicated budget anounts. right now, the deal president obama offered john boehner is a $1.2 trillion tax increase. after january 1st, the deal is approximately a $3.8 trillion tax cut. it is easier to sell the tax cut the deal is the same. but that makes it easier if he chooses to go this route to offer a $3.5 trillion tax cut which would be a larger tax increase. so this does snap into a difficult place for republicans. where it becomes a big, big tax cut. >> from the start we have been saying that once you are off the cliff everything that the president is proposing becomes e
Dec 13, 2012 11:30pm PST
political figures. burton will turn 80 years old in the next month. >> it's very important to the kids foster kids when they get out of the prom there's a 50% chance they could end up in the street or in prison homeless. >> burton's foundation provides financial aid and tools such as laptops for foster children in college. he started the foundation in 2004. >>> troubling new revelations about the mother of a newborn pay by who nearly died in the street. after the break, we're learning why she now faces criminal charges. >> a chance of showers tomorrow. but the big story is the cold. i' >> three people were forced out of their berkeley home after smoke from a one alarm fire heavily damaged their house. the fire broke out near calusa. a candle sparks the fire in the kitchen. officials estimated the smoke damage to be more than $50,000. no injuries were reported. >>> a threat has members of a mosque in fremont's concern. fortunately that threat was never carried out. maureen naylor talked to the directors of that mosque and found out some of the incidents may have been caught on tape. >>
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
member made, a good friend of mine. by recognize that mr. burton does have a beautiful wife here in the audience today, i also have a beautiful wife in the audience here today your we've had the great honor of having you and her home in california. and i will leave the porch on for the two of you and hope that you will join us out west. it's been an honor to serve with you, jeanne. the three of us will be leaving congress here in a few days. it may be quite a few days with the way things are going on the hill. and over on the other side of town. hopefully we will get through that. but words can't express the honor that i've had, that i feel for having the opportunity to do so me of the things we have done, and this being our closing hearing. i want to make sure we have ample time for all of our witnesses today so i will defer from an opening statement. i would like to place one into the record as a part of the hearing. and just thank you all for friendship, the dedication you show this great country for all the years, and with that, mr. chairman, i yield back. >> well, without objec
Dec 24, 2012 12:00pm EST
day after christmas. c-span spoke with two retiring lawmakers, congressman dan burton and senator kent conrad. mr. burton, an indiana republican, served in congress for 30 years, and in the 1990s chaired the house oversight committee. senator conrad, the north dakota democrat, has been in office for 20 years and chairs the senate budget committee. our interview with congressman burton is at 8 p.m. wednesday night and senator conrad follows at 8:30. the presiding officer: the senate will come to order. the clerk will read a communication to the senate. the clerk: washington, d.c, december 24, 2012. to the senate: under the provisions of rule 1, paragraph 3, of the standing rules of the senate, i hereby appoint the honorable mary l. landrieu, a senator from the state of louisiana, to perform the duties of the chair. signed: patrick j. leahy, president pro tempore. the presiding officer: under the previous order, the senate stands adjourned until 10:00 a.m. on thursday, december 27, 2012. >> we're going to go back to our booktv programming now. kevin ryan, president and ceo of covenant ho
Dec 13, 2012 10:00pm PST
. >>> movers and shakers attended a fundraiser for one of the state's biggest political figures. burton will turn 80 years old in the next month. >> it's very important to the kids foster kids when they get out of the prom there's a 50% chance they could end up in the street or in prison homeless. >> burton's foundation provides financial aid and tools such as laptops for foster children in college. he started the foundation in 2004. >>> troubling new revelations about the mother of a newborn pay by who nearly died in the street. after the break, we're learning why she now faces criminal charges. >> a chance of showers tomorrow. but the big story is the cold. i'll have the specifics of a frost advisory, coming up in just 90 seconds. >>> how police in fremont are raising security after a islam center is threatened with violence. >> three people were forced out of their berkeley home after smoke from a one alarm fire heavily damaged their house. the fire broke out near calusa. a candle sparks the fire in the kitchen. officials estimated the smoke damage to be more than $50,000. no injuries wer
Dec 10, 2012 2:00pm PST
represent the poor, much like phillip burton did, much like other good representatives did that you respect in city hall. so if sam jordan was here i think he would have said that his work was something for the community, that working for the community, that working for uplifting somebody, that would bring joy to his heart. i think that's what he would have said and i am glad there are a few members, i don't know his family members personally but i do know that there is a woman now who feeds the poor and continues the legacy of sam jordan. sam jordan has left the best legacy in the bayview. thank you very much. >> next speaker. >> good evening, supervisors and san francisco, my name is ace and i'm here for other business but i just happened to see sam jordan's name here for the histostorial land mark in the valley. i had the honor and luxury of working there employing my company some years ago that i was able to employ people that were there for security. that is a known spot for our security, the african american, black, negro, however you want to call us, been there for a number o
Dec 30, 2012 6:00am PST
in the charter and in the burton act that the harbor fund is a self supporting the port is a self supporting enterprise and the city obviously, we pay for that was we purchase from the city and we want to maintain a balance so that the 50 city is not subsidizing the hash fund for our activities and the general services that we require from the city and so we have under taken a nexxus analysis in 2004 and eight that looks at the balance of payment and the next is the methodology that ports with long term leases where the tenants pay tax they pay ampleel tax to be provided these services like any other taxpayer and so the nexxus analysis looks at the unleased land and infrastructure on property and compares the cost of services to our work order bundle and that has shown in 2004 and 2,008 that we are in balance and so since our profile proposal something taking least lands and capturing taxes for city services we are looking to find a new way and methodology to make sure that the city is whole throughout the life of the prompt. it will -- imi'll take a bit more about that but we are
Dec 26, 2012 2:30am PST
news, chicago. >>> it was a very royal christmas in burton, where the queen and her family marked the holiday in royal fashion but these are a few differences. reporting from london. >> reporter: queen elizabeth began her 60th christmas on the throne as she has every other at a morning church service with prince philip and other royals in tow. afterwards she greeted several hundreds who waited hours to see the royals at christmas but there were missing places at the christmas lunch table. prince harry out fighting in afghanistan and william and kate spent their day with the prince princess' parents and their siblings in kate's hometown. a shocking breach of protocol? hardly. >> they want to do their own thing. the queen is kind of a 20th century queen and the laws allow that. >> reporter: so 21st century, she did it in 3d. >> reporter: it is after all, queen elizabeth that bridged the phone age to social networking and facebook and she's even a doodle on google. >> by the time she made her first televised christmas speech 55 years, the queen was already in the eyes of many britons, a
Dec 6, 2012 9:00am EST
friend, congresswoman burton who had terminal cancer asked her to run for the seat. pelosi was 47. the mother of five. a mother of five to member of congress, only woman in the room a lot of times you talk about in the book. was it just her saying to you, you're the one i want to say my seat? how did all that happen? >> it's pretty much that. people had asked me to run for office over time, i had five teenagers -- it was completely out of the question. once they were by and large gone, my youngest was senior in high school when -- he was going in to high school as a senior, when i went to her said, daddy and i have talked about this. if you want me to stay here, i'm thrilled. if it's okay with you then i won't run. i ma may not win but i will run. she said, mother, get a life. so i did. another life. a congressional life. it's worked out great. >> you said in your book that running a household prepared you for politics. how did that work? >> well, certainly i grew up in a political household and i knew the value of public service and that it was a noble calling. i had that orienta
Dec 8, 2012 7:00am PST
for charisma honey runs from 9:00 to 3:00 at burton park in san carlos. >>> festival of lights starts tonight. still to come, bay area celebration that has been going for more than 30 years. >> good morning! >> hard to believe he came from juvenile hall. how a place called the hunt of boy center changed his life and made him a student rising above. >> we are off to a nice start with mostly clear skies. we'll look for temperatures to be on the chilly side but we recover to above average highs. we have the forecast and a change in the forecast mid week coming up. first though let us attend to paying a few bills. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, john mcafee from a judge in guatemala. the internet software pioneer is trying o sent back to beliz >>> a reprieve for john mcafee from a judge in guatemala. he is trying to avoid diagram sent back to belize. a judge granted a stay of deportation. under that order he will stay in guatemala while the case is heard. that could take more than a month. >>> two radio disk jockeys in australia posed as queen of england have been pulled off the air. that's after the brit
Dec 7, 2012 1:00pm PST
was signed by burton in 2006. he wasn't even ten years old at the time. listen to his accolades so far. >> best results in this season was the one in sierra, nevada, on world junior championships. i got first in pike. i was second in israel 12 on the european open on pike. >> his parents had no idea that this kid was going to be amazing after they gave him the snowboard and here he is. >> he better be amazing when you give him a name like timkevin. >> if his tim was just tim or kevin, he might be good. now that you know his name is timkevin. >> he has to live up to the name. >> timkevin. we'll be watching for you, timkevin. >> that's going to do it for our show. thanks for joining us. have an awesome weekend. we'll see you on monday.
Dec 28, 2012 11:00pm PST
-16-winning streak. however, against the jazz and burton recalls for griffin. and watch crest making some space. the clippers when. and the 16 winning winning streak. the kings hosting the knicks. with a 29 point lead in this shot at the buzzer for james johnson. if this is first three-pointer of the season there. carmelo anthony did not play. king's = 106-105 it. catherine, let me show you this monkey on a dog in indianapolis. and it is no real story of the indianapolis pacers. but this monkey was on that this dog. and49ers defensive tackle justin smith will need surgery the only question is when. he has a partially torn triceps will need surgery - whether now or after the playoffs - and that he does indeed risk further injury by trying to play through the injury. smith officially listed as "doutbful" for sunday.but you can bet he's really "out" as the niners won't risk further injury before the playoffs >>> anthony davis fined $10,000 49ers right tackle anthony davis was fined $10,000 for this late hit on seattle rookie cornerback jeremy lane it happened late in the game with the s
Dec 21, 2012 2:00am PST
congressman dan burton of indiana said if a fiscal cliff deal is not reached, the gop would be forced to accept higher tax rates for income above $250,000. support for new gun control legislation may be increasing but a new report says 51% of the 2013 house members have taken money from the national rifle association. and so have 42% of senators. >>> hints about hillary clinton and a possible 2016 run for the white house. she has plans to visit ireland soon along with key irish supporters who have raised money for her campaigns in the past. >>> scott brown is thought to be a strong republican candidate to replace john kerry if he leaves the senate to replace hillary clinton as secretary of state. the new poll showed him leading against potential democratic candidates. reportedly edward kennedy jr. is seriously considering a run for the seat. if kennedy enters the race he may become a favorite who could beat scott brown. >>> $9 million down the tubes. mitt romney was the first non-incumbent president who got federal government money under a law passed by congress in 2010 for preparations
Dec 31, 2012 6:00pm EST
eve, alex burton is celebrating his birthday. his office of member wish to united manager the best. >> happy birthday. congratulations. happy new year to him and his family. >> now to a good comeback story -- sweden [indiscernible] 1 hydro when a torn achilles' tendon ruin her chance for the olympics. then came the 2005 world athletic championships in helsinki. she made it back from injury and became the world champion. >> my greatest moment on sports and i would say my life was winning the world championship. getting a gold medal was fantastic and the preparation before i tore my achilles' tendon a few weeks before the olympics was my big bill. i don't believe this to start off with leader but i learned how to walk again and eventually i managed to come back. getting a little mental break as well. it was by far the greatest. >> i remember the competition itself. were you always confident? did the fortunes rise and fall? >> i was really nervous because i felt like this was my chance to win a "bridge into a gold medal. during the helsinki games, the weather was horrible. 10 degrees,
Dec 24, 2012 4:00am PST
. "dark shadows," the johnny depp/tim burton film, also very high budgeted. > erik, overall, what do you think mattered most for ticketgoers? do you think it was the improvements in the economy, or just great movies that came out this year? > > i think it's just great movies. you look at "the avengers," you look at "dark knight rises," you look at "skyfall" - people are saying one of the best james bond movies ever. quality matters. people only seem to think hollywood can out a product and people will just show up, and that is the case sometimes. but when you get a movie that exceeds even its own epic status and through the market and all that kind of stuff, people just want to see it and it becomes an event, and even more people to go see it, and they tell their friends and then they go see it again. so, people just want to see great movies. that's all we want. > and it is going to be a terrific year at the oscars. thank you for all your help this year. > > thank you very much for having me. that's a wrap for 2012, and a wrap for us today. be sure to meet us back here every weekday morn
Dec 21, 2012 5:00pm PST
after 40 years. abc 7 president bill burton congratulated don on decades of service. don said goodbye to us in the newsroom and did it in typical don fashion. >> you know how i feel about all of you, but i'm still here anyway. but not for much longer. sorry. you know, i am proud to have been here. it's special. and thank you. we'll see you on the aisle. >> such a great run. been yes. a full buck yismt. >> i know. >> classiest guys you'll ever meet it is. >> jand patel is here with weather. a break in the rain earlier. >> this is nice to see rain bows. talking about wind and rain. we're going to see the rain easing up a bit. live picture right now, beautiful view of lake tahoe. now, it's snowing in tahoe. truckee, light snow reports. but we do have a winter storm warning up that will be measuring snow in feet. snowboarder asks skiers from our south beach camera. clouds are there. i want to show what it looked like now. the front is weakening and falling. sheer where it's raining. we have radar tracking light showers around around canyon. not a lot happening there. there is rainfall aro
Dec 30, 2012 10:30am PST
britt burton, and you're watching "beta records tv," and today we're here at the gibson showroom with billy morrison, one of the most fabulous rock guitarists, and he's gonna be giving us an inside scoop on gibson guitars. thank you so much for letting us just come by and check all this out. >> my absolute pleasure. >> brittany: obviously, we have a lot of guitars behind us right now, but something cool that gibson came out with was a self-tuning guitar. how is that different from playing one that you have to tune? >> many, many songs are written and recorded in different tunings. once you start doing gigs and stuff, you find yourself doing 12 songs, and there's 6 different tunings. now, you got to own six different guitars, or you're gonna be out of tune because you can't really keep retuning one guitar because they're not set up to do that. that thing there, the dark fire, blew my mind. now, it's pretty technical, and it's been a while since i played it, but, basically... [ chords play ] and then if you select another tuning... yeah, now you've got instant rolling stones. [ roc
Dec 29, 2012 6:00pm EST
see if the burtons needed extra help. the cause of the fire has yet to be determined. the name of the woman who died from this fire has yet to be released. as one prince george's county spokesperson said, "once you're out, stay out. live in green belt tonight, ko im, 9 newsp. >> thanks, ko. >>> the fiscal cliff deadline is looming and senate leaders are trying to avert so the- called fiscal cliff. president obama says there is still time to reach an agreement, but he chastised lawmakers for waiting until the last minute. >> we're now at the point where in just a couple of days, the law says that every american's tax rates are going up. every american's paycheck will get a lot smaller. that would be the wrong thing to do for our economy. >> divided government is a good time to solve hard problems. in the next few days, leaders in washington have an important responsibility to work together to do just that. >> congressional leaders could present legislation to senators as early as tomorrow with a vote possible on sunday or monday. >>> coming up on 9 news -- ♪ [music] ♪ a local m
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